GrolimLimgroup B.V., Netherlands
Grolim F1 is a 100% male hybrid and is suitable for the cultivation of white asparagus in both temperate and warmer climates, comparable to Southern Europe. Grolim thrives best on vigorous soils that are well drained. Good results are achieved on both sandy and clay soils. Grolim shows hardly any pink discoloration, grooves or crooked stems and has an good tip closure. Grolim contributes to an improved yield due to the exceptionally high stem weight and therefore a high harvesting performance. The variety is early and has an above-average production. Recommended planting density: 5 plants per meter on sandy soil and 6 – 8 plants on clay soils.